All Science on Tap events take place at 6pm the second Monday of the month at National Mechanics, 22 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106, unless otherwise stated. Be sure to arrive early to get seats!

February 13, 2016

Love Birds: Mating Rituals of Birds


In honor of Valentine’s Day, Audubon Pennsylvania staff will be discussing the weird, creative and adorable mating rituals of bird species from around the world! From air to land to sea, these physical traits and behaviors will put to shame our most romantic gestures.

About the Speakers:

aupasccolorRhyan Grech is the Program Manager for Community Stewardship for Audubon Pennsylvania. She has over 10 years of experience in community-based environmental conservation. She received her B.S. in Biology from West Chester University, and served for 2 years in the AmeriCorps program. When she’s not working on improving her birding skills, she enjoys hiking, playing music and gardening. 

Jeremy Taitano is the Philadelphia Project Coordinator with Audubon Pennsylvania. He has worked as a conservation leader for the past 5 years, where he has built trails, served on research crews, and taught environmental education from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC. When not on the job, Jeremy enjoys doing parkour, writing, and fishing!

This month’s Science on Tap is hosted by the American Philosophical Society

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